Corporate Governance

Practical legal services in the increasingly important field of corporate governance

As the focus on corporate governance issues increases, the legal landscape in this area continues to develop. Demands from shareholders and other stakeholders have put increasing pressure on companies to establish efficient and effective corporate governance systems.

We have years of experience providing advice and support to corporations on the organization and administration of directors and shareholders meetings. Our deep expertise in corporate law together with our strong litigation practice in corporate and commercial disputes allow us to provide practical advice and assistance to clients in establishing efficient and effective corporate governance structures and in dealing with governance issues when they arise.

Practical legal services in the increasingly important field of corporate governance

Assistance with all matters relating to shareholder relations, from proxy battles to investor relations

Legal skills and experience necessary to ensure that your rights are protected

Corporate Governance:People

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Corporate Governance:News

Awards
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2018"
Awards
Top ranking received in "Who's Who Legal: Japan 2018"
Awards
Top Rankings in "Asialaw Profiles 2019: The Definitive Guide to Asia-Pacific's Leading Domestic and Regional Law Firms (23rd edition) "
Media
Comments by Hiroshi Yamauchi, attorney-at-law, were featured in an MLex article titled "Corporate Japan may gain more from stronger whistleblower protections than resisting change" published on September 27, 2018
Media
Comments by Hiroshi Yamauchi, attorney-at-law, were featured in an MLex article titled "Japan's first plea-bargain case reveals a sharp new tool to ensure corporate compliance" published on July 31, 2018

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Corporate Governance:Seminars

Dec. 20, 2018External Seminars
"The new era of supervisory approaches and challenges for financial institutions"
Nov. 8, 2018External Seminars
"JFSA’s new supervisory approaches and challenges for financial institutions"
Jun. 18, 2018External Seminars
"Recent developments in financial administration and challenges for internal audits"
May 23, 2018External Seminars
"JFSA’s new supervisory approaches and challenges for financial institutions"
Jan. 24, 2018External Seminars
"The reform of the Japanese FSA and challenges for financial institutions"

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Corporate Governance:Publications

Article
"Preventive Measures to Take During Ordinary Operations: Learning from the Recent Spate of Quality Falsification and Data Falsification Cases"
Magazine Article
"Analysis of Examples of Corporate Governance Reports that Comply with the Corporate Governance Code (2018 Edition) "
Magazine Article
"Observations and Analysis About Exercising of Voting Rights by Institutional Investors Regarding Proposals for the Election of Officers in Recent Times"
Book Article
"Practical Guide to the Corporate Governance Code (3rd ed.)"
Magazine Article
"Underlying Causes of and Countermeasures for Banking Scandals: Approaches to Improvement Demanded by the Financial Services Agency"

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